1425 E High St
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
Maggie Fisher, Executive Director
Senior Centers Home Delivered Meals New Transportation Policy Information Resources
Special Events Links for Seniors Newsletter Contact Us


Part-Time Delivery Driver Position

 

Administrative Offices of the Williams County Department of Aging
have moved to 1425 E. High Street
(next to the Don North Municipal Building)

 

RECYCLE UNUSED CELL PHONES ! ! !
Williams County Department of Aging collects old, unused cell phones to raise funds for transportation by sending to a recycler.  Drop off your old cell phones at any senior center or the main office at 1425 E. High St., Bryan.

 

 

BECOME A
VOLUNTEER!

Volunteer Guardian Program

Volunteer Guardian Application

Please click the link above for more information about the Volunteer Guardian Program. Or call 419-633-5053 or 419-633-4317 and ask for Joan Horne. Please click the link above to print an Application Form.  Return it to: 
                           Joan Horne
                           1425 E High St.
                           Bryan, OH  43506
email: jhorne@wmsco.org
 

 


Cara Sobieck and Kenny
& Helen Bell (quilt made by
the Bell's daughter)


Cards at Pioneer 


Edgerton Volunteers
helping with lunch

Montpelier High 5 Wii Players



Montpelier Craft Ladies

 

 

Senior Centers Open Monday through Friday - 
Bryan, Montpelier & West Unity
(transportation provided on Friday's)

Senior Centers Open Monday through Thursday -
Edon, Edgerton, Pioneer & Stryker

There's always something happening!

Activities - Hot, Balanced Lunches - Presentations - Classes, Cards - Wellness Programs - Trips
Opportunities for friendships and fellowship

Call your local Senior Center for more information or to make lunch reservations:

Bryan Senior Center
419-636-4047
1201 S. Portland St.
Montpelier Senior Center
419-485-3218
325 N. Jonesville
Edon Area Senior Center
419-272-2070
320 Parkway
(Edon Community Center)
Pioneer Senior Center
100 N. Elm St.
419-737-3095
Pioneer Community Center
Stryker Senior Center
419-682-2083
102 E. Mulberry
West Unity Senior Center
419-924-5447
509 W. Main
(Kissell Community Bldg)
Edgerton Senior Center
419-298-3564
227 Laubach Dr
PO Box 877
(Church of Christ)
 

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HOME DELIVERED MEALS

Older Adults who are unable to come to the center and who find it difficult to shop for and prepare meals are eligible to receive home-delivered meals from the Williams County Department of Aging. The balanced, nutritious meals are prepared and packed at two kitchens, then delivered from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the entire county. People must be 60 or older and need help to maintain proper nutrition. Our drivers also offer a friendly greeting and quick wellness check with clients. Call your local senior center or the main office to request this service or for more information.

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NEW TRANSPORTATION POLICY

Our need for medical transportation has increased greatly - so to better accommodate you the Department of Aging has established a new policy when transporting for medical appointments. Below are the latest times we will be accepting appointments for certain locations. Please consider these times when you are scheduling, then give us a 24 hr notice. Our drivers will be prompt in picking you up for such appointments and will have a maximum waiting time of 10 minutes so try and be ready when your driver arrives. We appreciate your cooperation and hope this will help us in providing the best and most efficient service.  Thanks you.

Appointment Times

Location of Appointments

11:30 a.m.

Toledo, Lima, Swanton, Grand Rapids & Bowling Green

11:30 a.m.

Cities in the States of Indiana and Michigan

1:00 p.m.

Fulton, Henry and Defiance Counties

1:30 p.m.

Cities within Williams County

ONLY morning appointments for Retina Vitreous Associates and T.L.C. Bryan

ODOT Disability Related Complaint Procedure

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INFORMATION AND REFERRAL/OUTREACH

Williams County Department of Aging is an excellent resource for information on any aging issue including insurance, senior living options, PASSPORT, services and resources.  Equipment such as bath aids and wheelchairs are for loan--call 419-633-4317.  In addition, the Bryan and Montpelier Senior Centers house caregiver and Alzheimer's libraries with materials available for loan.
Independent Living Assistance can help with errands, shopping, bill paying.  Call the office at 419-633-4317
Farmers' Market Coupons can save older adults $50 during the produce season when shopping at stands from June until October.  Applications must be filled out and mailed to Area Office On Aging. Call 419-633-4317 to get an application.
Lifesaving Information for Emergencies (L.I.F.E.) - Project offers forms to provide emergency information when you are unable to speak for yourself.  Visit any senior center or 1425 E. High St., Bryan to pick up L.I.F.E. kit.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Williams County Department of Aging holds special events to celebrate active aging. Monthly evening meals, Trips, Thanksgiving, Volunteer Appreciation and Senior Day at the Fair all offer enjoyable change of pace throughout the year.

LUNCH WITH MAGGIE SCHEDULE

NOVEMBER
Wed
Nov 2
12:00 West Unity Senior Center
Wed
Nov 9
11:30 Stryker Senior Center
Wed
Nov 23
12:00 Bryan Senior Center
DECEMBER
Fri
Dec 2
11:30 Montpelier Senior Center
Tue
Dec 6
11:30 Edon Senior Center
Wed
Dec 28
12:00 Edgerton Senior Center
Thurs
Dec 29
11:30 Pioneer Senior Center

ALL SENIOR CENTERS

NOVEMBER
Tue
Nov 1
Tickets available for Thanksgiving Dinner
and Toledo Symphony.

Please contact your local Senior Center
for information.
Tue
Nov 8
Election Day - If you need a ride to vote
please contact your local Senior Center.
Thurs
Nov 10
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Fri
Nov 11
No HD and ALL Centers Closed for
Veterans Day
Thurs
Nov 17
Thanksgiving Dinner @ Veterans Building
Serving at 11:30
Thurs Nov 24
& Fri Nov 25
No HD and ALL Centers Closed
for Thanksgiving Holiday
 
DECEMBER  
Thurs
Dec 8
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Toledo Symphony
Fri
Dec 23
10:30 Brunch
All Centers close at 12:00
Mon
Dec 26
No HD and ALL Centers closed
for Christmas Holiday

BRYAN SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at Noon

  Tuesdays & Thursdays - Euchre @ 1:00
  Monday, Wednesday & Fridays
Exercise @ 10:15
Wednesdays Nov 16 & Dec 21
Toe Nail Clinic by visiting Nurses
**Must be signed up
NOVEMBER  
Thurs
Nov 3
1:15 Leave for Defiance -
shopping and supper at Frisch's
 
DECEMBER  
Mon
Dec 5
4:00 Leave for Angola - 
shopping and supper at Bob Evans
Wed
Dec 7
10:30 Snowman Craft
Fri
Dec 16
10:15 Christmas Cookie Exchange
Thurs Dec 22 11:00 Christmas Party
Fri
Dec 30
10:30 Happy Noon Year Party
 

EDGERTON SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at Noon

Lunch Served Monday - Thursday at Noon
  Mondays & Tuesdays - Euchre Day @ 12:30
Prizes awarded Monthly
NOVEMBER  
Tue
Nov 8
Edon will be visiting today for lunch
Tue
Nov 15
Dessert Day
Tue
Nov 22
10:30 PVNC treats
 
DECEMBER  
Mon
Dec 5
Senior Night Out & Christmas Cruise Thru
Wed
Dec 14
10:30 Christmas Cookie Exchange
Tue
Dec 20
Dessert Day
Thurs
Dec 22
Christmas Party after lunch
Tue
Dec 27
10:30 BP Clinic
 

EDON SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

 Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30
NOVEMBER
Tue
Nov 8
Building closed for Election Day
Seniors will be going to Edgerton for lunch.
 
DECEMBER  
Mon
Dec 12
10:30 BP check & toenail clinic
Thurs
Dec 22
Filling your Christmas Stocking

MONTPELIER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at 11:30

Exercise with Lisa
most Wednesdays at 10:30
10:30 Wed. Nov 9 & Dec 14 - 
Toe Nail Clinic by Visiting Nurses
(must be signed up)
10:30 Fri. Nov 18 & Dec 16 -
Hearing Aid Center of NWO,
Clean and repair at Center
NOVEMBER
Wed
Nov 9
10:00 Trip to Darlington Farms
& Lunch at Golden Corral
Fri
Nov 18
10:30 Program - Veteran Family Services
Wed
Nov 23
10:30 Share your favorite Thanksgiving
Recipe
DECEMBER  
Mon
Dec 5
12:30 Shopping & Dinner your choice
Mon
Dec 12
4:00 Dinner at Sauder's
then see the Christmas lights
Fri
Dec 16
10:30 Program on Scams
Fri
Dec 30
Toast the New Year with us at Lunch
 

PIONEER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

NOVEMBER
Tue
Nov 8
Building will be closed for Election Day.
We will be meeting at the Legion Hall.
Wed
Nov 16
10:30 Blood Pressure checks
Tue
Nov 22
10:30 School Visiting
Wed
Nov 23
10:30 Tailgate Party
DECEMBER
Mon Dec 5 & Thurs Dec 15 10:30 School Visiting
Wed
Dec 14
10:30 Blood Pressure checks
Mon
Dec 19
10:30 Christmas Cookie Exchange

STRYKER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

Exercise Class Mondays @ 10:45
NOVEMBER
Tue
Nov 1
11:45 Book Marker Craft
 
DECEMBER
Mon
Dec 5
Night out - dinner at Yoder's in
Hicksville and Christmas lights
Tue
Dec 13
12:00 Program - Healthy Ideas
Wed
Dec 21
10:45 Christmas Cookie Exchange

WEST UNITY SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at Noon

   Euchre Days - Mondays in Nov 14 & 28; Dec 5 & 12 at 10:00
  Exercise Class 10:30 - Every Tuesday for November & December
1st Wednesday of each month
10:30 Blood Pressure Checks
2nd Wednesday of each month
10:30 Hearing Aid Center of NWO
clean and repair center
NOVEMBER
Wed
Nov 2
10:30 Toenail Clinic

The second week of November we will meet at the Methodist Church

DECEMBER
Fri
Dec 2
Jingle Bell food drive
(non-perishable item only)
Thurs
Dec 22
Christmas Party
Fri
Dec 30
New Year's Party

 

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LINKS FOR SENIORS

Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio/PASSPORT
Ohio Department of Aging (Golden Buckeye)
National Council on the Aging
Senior Information Site
Information for Consumers about Nursing Homes/Assisted Living
Social Security
Medicare
Individualized Benefit Review
National Institutes of Health
Better Business Bureau Smart Senior Program
AARP

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The department's monthly newsletter has recipes, news, information along with calendars and menus. Would you like to receive a newsletter? Contact Maggie Fisher at mfisher@wmsco.org.

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SENIOR CENTERS:
BRYAN - 419-636-4047
EDGERTON - 419-298-3564
EDON - 419-272-2070
MONTPELIER - 419-485-3218
PIONEER - 419-737-3095
STRYKER - 419-682-2083
WEST UNITY - 419-924-5447

DEPARTMENT OF AGING:
1425 E. High Street
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Maggie Fisher, Executive Director
e-mail mfisher@wmsco.org

 

 

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